The twelve central characters of this multi-voiced novel lead vastly different lives: Amma is a newly acclaimed playwright whose work often explores her Black lesbian identity; her old friend Shirley is a teacher, jaded after decades of work in London’s funding-deprived schools; Carole, one of Shirley’s former students, is a successful investment banker; Carole’s mother Bummi works as a cleaner and worries about her daughter’s lack of rootedness despite her obvious achievements. From a nonbinary social media influencer to a 93-year-old woman living on a farm in Northern England, these unforgettable characters also intersect in shared aspects of their identities, from age to race to sexuality to class. (Muscogulus)
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Mr Loverman 245 copies, 19 reviews
The Emperor's Babe 199 copies, 5 reviews
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Hello Mum 37 copies, 2 reviews
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My Fathers' Daughter (Introduction, some editions) 71 copies, 1 review
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